In conversation with our Next Speaker is Anuradha Sengupta, who hosts and edits the weekly conversation series Off Centre and the docu-features show Reporters Project on CNN-NEWS18. She’s responsible for all the weekend programming on CNN-NEWS18 and is part of Network18’s leadership team. A broadcast journalist with a unique approach to news features, ‘Storyboard edited by Anuradha SenGupta’ was the first show for marketing and brands on Indian television and continues to be an industry benchmark.
The speaker for this talk, Deepika Padukone, is an Indian film actress. She is one of the highest-paid actresses in India, and has received several awards for her multi-faceted, power packed, acting prowess. She has featured in listings of the nation's most popular personalities, and the Time magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2018. In 2013, a journalist described her as a "strong, someone who makes up her own mind, and has motivation within herself." Her foundation named The Live Love Laugh Foundation creates awareness on mental health in India. She has also launched a campaign named ‘More Than Just Sad’ to assist general physicians in their treatment of patients suffering from depression or anxiety. As an actress, some of her notable works like Cocktail, Piku, Padmavat, Goliyon ki Rasleela Ram-Leela have been well received by the audience and critics alike.